Category Archives: Day Trips

Postcard from Maine

When in Maine do what the Mainers do – enjoy the beautiful scenery, drink good craft beer, and eat delicious seafood.

Posted in Day Trips, New England, Traveling | Tagged , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Thursday Doors on tap

In 1798, the doors on this building first opened to the Littleton Grist Mill. For well over 200 years, they produced organically grown, stone-ground flours and mixes using four-foot millstones, wooden gears, and a 20 foot, 6-inch waterwheel. A couple of years ago they … Continue reading

Posted in Day Trips, New England, Photography, Thursday Doors | Tagged , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Downeaster

Here on the New Hampshire seacoast, we are lucky to have train service. Our train station is not only architecturally pleasing to the eye, but the front south-facing window of the station is full of gorgeous plants, and there is a … Continue reading

Posted in Day Trips, New England, Photography, Traveling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 35 Comments

Sitting on the dock of the bay

Saturday morning dawned, and it was beautiful. What to do to enjoy the gorgeous weather before two days of rain arrives? Why not head north about two and a half hours to Boothbay Harbor, Maine. This area was settled in the … Continue reading

Posted in Day Trips | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

The Granite State

The June weather in New Hampshire has been gorgeous, and we’ve been living outside enjoying as much of it as possible. Waterfalls, sand castles, historic stone walls, or beautiful rustic scenes – we’ve enjoyed them all. We camped for a … Continue reading

Posted in Day Trips, Gardening | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Farm hop

We took a road trip yesterday from our 1840 Farm north to Walker Farm, Bristol, New Hampshire. The Walker Farm is a wonderful example of a family farm providing fresh, locally grown food and some good family entertainment for their … Continue reading

Posted in Day Trips, Farming, Traveling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

New Castle in October

A couple of days ago, on a beautiful fall day, I decided to see what New Castle, New Hampshire, one of my favorite summer spots, looks like in October. As always, it was beautiful. But, you could almost feel the … Continue reading

Posted in Day Trips, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments